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April 2021

Marriott International, Inc. Announces Executive Changes

  • Marriott International, Inc. appointed Sandeep Walia as Chief Operating Officer, Middle East, effective July 1.
  • Sandeep will succeed current COO, Guido De Wilde, who announced last month he will be retiring. 
  • Jerome Briet has been appointed as Chief Development Officer for Europe, Middle East & Africa. Jerome will be responsible for driving Marriott’s growth trajectory and market position across EMEA while supporting the company’s global-wide development vision.
  • Jerome will succeed Carlton Ervin, who was recently appointed as Marriott’s Global Development Officer, International.

Marriot International is based in Bethesda, MD, and encompasses a portfolio of more than 7,500 properties, 30 leading hotel brands spanning 132 countries and territories. The company employs approximately 174,000 people and generated $20.972 billion in annual revenue for 2019.